5 items from 2016
Undrafted, written and directed by Joseph Mazello in his feature-length debut, tells the story of an underdog baseball team that are thrown into a very important game. Two clips from the film have surfaced online today, in which an enraged coach (Duke Davis Roberts) drafts his team. To appreciate the clips it’s best to view them in sequence as it appears the first leads into the second. Check them out here…
When twelve ragtag teammates set out to play what should be a meaningless summer intramural baseball game, it ends up becoming the most important game of their lives. This collection of characters truly gives new meaning to the phrase “amateur status”. As they struggle to transition away from baseball and towards an uncertain future, the best player among them—who they all felt should have gotten drafted—has to deal with the news that his big league dreams were dashed, »
- Matthew Lee
With just a month to go before its Us release, a new trailer has arrived online for writer-director Joe Mazzello’s upcoming family sports comedy Undrafted; check it out below after the official synopsis…
When twelve ragtag teammates set out to play what should be a meaningless summer intramural baseball game, it ends up becoming the most important game of their lives. This collection of characters truly gives new meaning to the phrase “amateur status”. As they struggle to transition away from baseball and towards an uncertain future, the best player among them—who they all felt should have gotten drafted—has to deal with the news that his big league dreams were dashed, leaving him grappling with why he should still play. One game can be just another box score, but when it’s played by a team galvanized around the love of the game, and for the pride they have in each other, »
- Amie Cranswick
Stars: Kal Penn, Claudia Lee, Kenny Wormald, Toby Hemingway, Miranda Rae Mayo, Corey Schmitt, Oliver Seitz, Autumn Kendrick, Eva Bourne, Katharine Isabelle | Written by Nick Simon, Osgood Perkins, Robert Morast | Directed by Nick Simon
When Wes Craven passed away back in August of last year, The Girl in the Photographs instantly went from a film that had been flying under the radars of horror fans to one that was both immediately bittersweet as well as hotly-anticipated. Craven, shortly before his passing, executive produced the independent effort, and it will forever be the final film to bear his name. A sobering and depressing thought, regardless of the movie’s quality – which is of course what we’re here to talk about today.
- John Squires
Teen Wolf‘s Jr Bourne and Toby Hemingway (Black Swan) are set as series regulars opposite Cote de Pablo and Jack Davenport in Prototype, Syfy's sci-fi thriller drama pilot written by Tony Basgallop (24: Live Another Day). It centers on three unlikely cohorts — two of them played by de Pablo and Davenport — who inadvertently stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics – a discovery which in turn puts their lives in grave danger. Bourne will… »
South by Southwest in Austin, Texas has begun and one of the films being screened is Teenage Cocktail. A poster and teaser for the film were revealed and are available after the jump. Also: an I Am Not a Serial Killer clip, a trailer for The Girl in the Photographs, and release details for Victor Warren’s Hot.
SXSW: Teenage Cocktail: “Feeling confined by their small town and overbearing parents, Annie and Jules hatch a scheme of running away. The only issue is, they need the money to get there. Jules suggests the couple try webcam modeling. Although she’s nervous at first, Annie can’t argue when the money starts rolling in. But as the girls soon find out, consequences can blindside you. Sometimes violently.
SXSW 2016 Screenings:
Saturday, March 12th, 2:15 Pm at Alamo Lamar D
Sunday, March 13th, 6:00 Pm at Alamo Slaughter (SXSW Satellite)
Tuesday, March 15th, »
- Tamika Jones
5 items from 2016
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